Chamaerops humilis
European fan palm, Mediterranean fan palm

Palm Tree Care and Names, How to grow palms

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 Chamaedorea humilis photo

   

Description

   

Locality:

Southern Europe and Northern Africa

Cold Hardiness: 

Somewhere between 5-15s F.

Trunk type:

Hairy but eventually clean.

Leaf type:

Fan

Suckering/Solitary:

Suckering, (multiple trunks).

Maintenance:

Easy

Speed of growth:

Slow

Height:

15 feet or less

Soil requirements:

Average moisture, good drainage.

Sun Requirements:

Full sun

General Description:

Cold hardy suckering fan palm that doesn't get too big and is good for people in cold areas.  Drawback is that it is slow growing

Other Notes:

There is a blue variety called "cerifiera".

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